Default Template Parameters

The table below lists the reserved template parameters that can be used by any template.

Note: Template parameters are case-sensitive.
Table 1. Template Parameters
Parameter Description
$itemname$ The name provided by the user in the Add New Item dialog box
$machinename$ The current computer name
$projectname$ The name provided by the user in the New Project dialog box
$registeredorganization$ The registry key value from HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\RegisteredOrganization
$safeitemname$ The name provided by the user in the Add New Item dialog box, with all unsafe characters and spaces removed
$safeprojectname$ The name provided by the user in the New Project dialog box, with all unsafe characters and spaces, removed
$time$ The current time in the format DD/MM/YYYY 00:00:00
$userdomain$ The current user domain
$username$ The current username
$year$ The current year in the format YYYY
$guid[1-10]$ A GUID is used to replace the project GUID in a project file. You can specify up to 10 unique GUIDs (for example, guid1)